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Certificate of Completion | Online

This program will prepare students to work as a receptionist in a Dental practice.  It includes foundational knowledge about preventative dentistry for non-dental professionals, communication and customer service skills as well as an introduction to common scheduling and billing software used in this setting.

Career Opportunities

  • Clerical staff in dental public health department
  • Customer service representative in dental office or insurance company
  • Dental office administrator
  • Receptionist

Admissions

OSSD or Mature Student Status

If you are interested in completing the entire certificate program, please click here to sign up prior to registering for your courses.  See Program of Study or Course Delivery tabs to register for individual courses.

Graduation Timelines

Students can complete the Certificate of Completion in as little as one semester.  They are usually expected to complete their certificate within 60 months.

Other Important Information

Please see our resources page OR Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for information regarding important dates, books, exams etc.

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Certificate Requirements

In order to obtain the Certificate of Completion, the following courses must be completed:

OFF 1001Dental Science and Office Procedures4
OFF 1002Communication in a Dental Practice1
OFF 1003Dental Office Software2
OFF 1004Dental Insurance and Billing2

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Fees

Tuition and Ancillary Fees

The total domestic tuition fees for each course is listed below.

CourseCreditsDomestic TuitionAncillary FeesTotal Domestic Fees
OFF 10014 credits$351.68$90.72$442.40
OFF 10021 credit$87.92$22.68$110.60
OFF 10032 credits$175.84$45.36$221.20
OFF 10042 credits$175.84$45.36$221.20

Please see our fees page for the breakdown of tuition and mandatory ancillary fees for Part-time studies.

Important Note: The tuition above denotes domestic tuition fees only.  International applicants should contact Pathways or Continuing Education for further information regarding the admissions process.

Course Delivery

The table below details course offerings over the current and next academic year.

Course2020-21 Academic Year2021-22 Academic Year
OFF 1001 - 4 creditsMAYSEPTEMBER, JANUARY, MAY
OFF 1002 - 1 creditMAYSEPTEMBER, JANUARY, MAY
OFF 1003 - 2 creditsMAYSEPTEMBER, JANUARY, MAY
OFF 1004 - 2 creditsMAYSEPTEMBER, JANUARY, MAY

All courses are delivered online asynchronously.  Your professor shares learning resources and activities with you in a flexible way.  You are not expected to attend a class or login to your materials at a specific day or time.  You will, however, be responsible for meeting all course requirements, dates and deadlines as posted within the syllabus.

Although most courses have offerings in September, January and May, additional intakes may be offered monthly, please see the course registration page for specific intake dates.

Important Note: Cambrian College reserves the right to cancel the offering of courses in certain terms.  Please refer to your registration page for current semester options.

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Please note: Cambrian College strives to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website. Please note that the academic curriculum is continually reviewed and revised to ensure that Cambrian's programs and courses remain relevant. The College reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any course or program, fee, procedure, or campus location at any time.

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